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Cut the Feeding Frenzy

Slow feeders are designed to help horses eat a controlled amount of hay which mimics natural grazing....

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Adding Oil to Feed

Find out how to boost the calories in your horse's diet to help put on weight by adding oil to his feed....

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Nutrition for the Nursing Broodmare

Learn how to ensure your broodmare and foal receive adequate nutrition....

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Hay Cubes vs Haylage

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, gives advice on feeding hay cubes and haylage....

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Reducing Weaning Stress

Our managed systems have exacerbated this already stressful event, putting foals at risk of lifelong physiological and psychological problems. Some simple procedures can help make the process as painless as possible for both mare and foal....

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Hay 101

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains that not all hay is created equal and offers hints on purchasing and feeding this diet staple....

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How can you tell the quality of hay without a hay analysis?

Get expert advice on whether or not to have your hay tested. ...

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Formulating a Feed Program for: A Senior or Retired Horse

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., gives diet advice for geriatric or retired horses. ...

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Healthy Treats

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., offers advice on choosing healthy and convenient treats to use as food rewards....

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Should I Warm my Horse’s Water When it’s Cold Out?

Find out why water intake is so important all year-round....

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